Official Class of 2015 Results Thread


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<p>[ size=+1][ color=blue][ b]Decision: [ /b][ /color][ /size]</p>

<p>[ b]Stats:[ /b][ list]
[ *] SAT:
[ *] SAT IIs:
[ *] GPA:
[ *] Rank:
[ *] Other stats:
[ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Essays:
[ *] ECs:
[ *] Teacher Recs:
[ *] Counselor Rec:
[ *] Hook (if any):
[ /list][ b]Location/Person:[ /b][ list]
[ *] State or Country:
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Ethnicity:
[ *] Gender:
[ /list][ b]Other Factors:[ /b]
[ b]General Comments:[ /b]</p>




<pre><code>* SAT:
* SAT IIs:
* GPA:
* Rank:
* Other stats:


<pre><code>* Essays:
* ECs:
* Teacher Recs:
* Counselor Rec:
* Hook (if any):


<pre><code>* State or Country:
* School Type:
* Ethnicity:
* Gender:

<p>Other Factors:
General Comments:</p>

<p>*Decision: Accepted *</p>

[<em>] ACT: 32 Composite
[</em>] SAT IIs: 710 Math I
[<em>] GPA: 96.8/100 W
[</em>] Rank: 25/230ish
[<em>] Other stats:
AP World History - 4
AP US History- 4
AP Environmental Science - 4
AP English Language - 3
[</em>] Essays: Good
[<em>] ECs:
Cheerleading: Varsity: 9-12; Captain
Lacrosse - JV: 9, 10 & Varsity: 11, 12
Principal’s List: top 5% of that year (11)
High Honor Roll: GPA over 90% (9-12)
Regional Leadership Award (10)
National Honor Society (11-12)
Treasurer of Foreign Language Honor Society (10-12)
National English Honor Society (11-12)
Science Honor Society (11-12)
National Art Honor Society (10-12)
Art Exhibited at 2 local galleries (10)
Commended Athlete, State Scholar Athlete Team, Girls Lacrosse (11)
Athlete of the Week (11)
Student Council Treasurer (12)
Academic League (10-12)
Treasurer of Environmental Club (11-12)
Students Opposing Starvation Club (10-12)
County and State-Wide Math League (9-12)
Attended Local College's Math Summer Program (11)
Well-Known University's Summer College Program (12)
Worked in local soup kitchen
Worked in my school's community organic garden
Volunteer for American Red Cross
Volunteer for Homeless Project
Peer Tutor in Math
Student Volunteer for High School Freshman Orientation
Tutored a Middle School student two hours a week in math
Assisted in Dental Office
[</em>] Teacher Recs: Did not read but I chose three teachers in my school and one professor I studied with.
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Also did not read, but I assume good.
[</em>] Hook (if any): I visited twice, sat in on a class, and went to one off-campus information session.
[<em>] State or Country: New York
[</em>] School Type: Competitive Public High School
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Female
[/ul]Other Factors: none.
General Comments: SO EXCITED!</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT: 680 math, 600 verbal
[</em>] SAT IIs: none
[<em>] GPA: 3.8 UW
[</em>] Rank: 25/425
[<em>] Other stats:<br>
[</em>] Essays: Creative
[<em>] ECs: 4 years Marching Band, 20 hr work week for year and a half, 11 years community softball, National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, GATE
[</em>] Teacher Recs: idk...never saw them
[<em>] Counselor Rec: idk... never saw them
[</em>] Hook (if any): I sent a speed painting with my application and some scans of my artwork
[<em>] State or Country: PA
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Female
[/ul]Other Factors: First generation college student, had a tour and info session
General Comments: So excited! Good luck to everyone else! I chose undeclared engineering as my major!</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT: Verbal: 580 Math:600 Writing: 730
[</em>] SAT IIs: math II: 560 chemistry:560
[<em>] GPA: 3.96 unweighted 4.49 weighted
[</em>] Rank: 5/570
[<em>] Other stats: Lenfest scholar, silver medal national latin exam, magna cum laude national latin exam.
[</em>] Essays: touching/ emotional
[<em>] ECs:
Music:4 years of band section leader, 4 yeras chorus secretary, 4 years select choral ensemble president, 3 years musicals, 2 years pit band.<br>
Athletics: 4 years of cross country captain, 3 years track, and 3 years indoor track.<br>
School: mu alpha theta treasurer, national honor society, national art honor society, art service club, latin club president
[</em>] Teacher Recs: 3: Latin teacher, 11th grade precalculus teacher, and cross country coach
[<em>] Counselor Rec: did not view
[</em>] Hook (if any): Visited twice, sat in on a class, and spoke to an alumnus
[<em>] State or Country: Pennsylvania
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Female
[/ul]Other Factors: a lot of community service. Rigorous course-load: AP, honors.
General Comments: Being involved in school, demonstrating leadership, and maintaining impressive grades is more important than standardized test scores as you can see from my statistics! I'm entering as a chemistry major, and I also want to minor in classics! I can't wait to attend Lehigh!!</p>

<p>*Decision: ACCEPTED! *</p>

[<em>] SAT: 1340/1600, 2090/2400
[</em>] SAT IIs: Math II 690 Lit 720
[<em>] GPA: 3.9 W, 3.66 UW
[</em>] Rank: top 30%
[<em>] Other stats:
[</em>] Essays: Good
[<em>] ECs: Good
[</em>] Teacher Recs: Probably really good
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Good I believe
[</em>] Hook (if any): girl applying to engineering maybe
[<em>] State or Country: NY
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Female
[/ul]Other Factors:
General Comments:
I'm so happy!</p>

<p>sorry I didn't include a lot - I'm celebrating!</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): 690 M, 640 CR, 680 W
[</em>] ACT: 32
[<em>] SAT II: Slept through them...
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.48
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 96/350ish
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: 5 AP, 2 Honors</p>

[<em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): French Club (Treasurer), Ping Pong Club (President), Soccer, Tennis, Student Council, Quiz Bowl, Math Quiz Bowl, JETS
[</em>] Job/Work Experience: Life guarding in the summer
[<em>] Volunteer/Community service: ~30 Hours at a Nursing Home
[</em>] Summer Activities: Sleeping, Soccer, Halo 3, etc.
[<em>] Essays: I thought they were pretty good
[</em>] Teacher Recommendation: Excellent
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Didn't see it, but she loves me
[</em>] Additional Rec: Didn't see it, I assume it was excellent
[li] Interview: Did not have one</p>[/li]
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): PA
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Male
[<em>] Income Bracket: We live comfortably.
[</em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): No idea</p>

[<em>] Strengths: ACT Score, EC's, Interest Level, Course Load
[</em>] Weaknesses: GPA, Class Rank
[li] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Strengths</p>[/li]
<p>[/ul]General Comments: I am happy.</p>

<p>I messed up everything with the format.</p>


<p>SAT: 1320/1600 : 1970/2400 ( 680 M 640 CR) </p>

<p>CLASS RANK: 1/100</p>

<p>GPA: 3.96 UW</p>



<li>Mountaineering. Have summit ed 6 >20000ft peaks across the Himalayas.</li>
<li>Have my own program in Global Warming. Which recruits 150 Volunteer each year. I'm the founder</li>
<li>Instrumental Music: For 8 years I'm playing the sitar. Have got distinction.</li>
<li>School Prefect</li>
<li>Varsity Soccer: Captain 6years</li>
<li>Club Soccer: Captain 8years</li>
<li>Varsity Swimming and club swimming. District record holder.
And many others.</li>

<p>SUMMER ACTIVITIES: Research on effective brake systems in Trains.</p>

<p>ESSAYS: They were good.</p>

<p>RECOMMENDATION: Excellent. I was the best in everything I did. And every teacher loved me.</p>

<p>INTERVIEW: None</p>

<p>GENDER: Male
ETHNICITY: Indian</p>

<p>REFLECTION: Rejected due to high requirement of Financial Aid. This was mentioned in the portal. "<strong><em>The Committee on Admission has completed a review of all applications of international students requesting financial aid. We were impressed with your academic credentials, however, we are unable to offer you admission due to the high demand for international financial aid.</em></strong>*</p>

<p>STRENGTH: EC's, Rank almost everything</p>

<p>WEAKNESS: Needed a hell lot of financial aid!</p>

<p>General comments: Nothing to say! Only if my dad was a bit rich, I could have made it. I wanted it so much.</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>


<pre><code>SAT I (breakdown): 740 M, 540 CR, 670 W
ACT: --
SAT II: 750 Maths II, 750 Maths I, 750 Physics...
TOEFL: 101
My high school grading system is different coz i'm international
Grade 09: 86%
Grade 10: 86.8%
Grade 11: 85.8%
Grade 12: 79.8%
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 9/600


<pre><code>Extracurriculars : a little above than average
Essays: I thought they were pretty good
Teacher Recommendation: Excellent
Counselor Rec: Excellent
Additional Rec: Excellent
Interview: Did not have one


<pre><code>Ethnicity: Hindu
Gender: Male


<pre><code>Strengths: High School GPA, Commonapp & Supplement Essays
Weaknesses: CR score
Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Strengths

<p>General Comments: I am very very happy.</p>


<p>[ *] SAT: Math 800, CR 670, Wr 660 1470, 2130
[ *] SAT IIs: math 1 710
[ *] GPA:3.4 unweighted, 3.66 weighted
[ *] Rank:
[ *] Other stats:
[ *] Essays: Heartfelt. I thought i did a good job. not a good writer in general.
[ *] ECs: Debate Team Capt (placed in tournaments)
Math Team- placed in some competitions, etc..
Science Teams
Religious Involvement
Highest Orchestra, principal Viola. Volunteered teaching children how to play
Summer Job: Lifeguard
Head Peer Counselor
[ *] Teacher Recs: one liked me a lot, one not as much. both were probably good.
[ *] Counselor Rec: most likely great
[ *] Hook (if any):brother alumni
[ b]Location/Person:
[ *] State or Country: NJ
[ *] School Type:Very Competitive Public
[ *] Ethnicity:WHITE
[ *] Gender:male</p>

<p>so pumped</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted </p>

SAT: 2000 Math:740 Reading:600 Writing:660
SAT IIs: 690 Math II 540 Literature
GPA: 3.82/ 4.0
Rank: 32/ 220
Other stats:
AP English Literature - 3
AP Statistics
7 honors classes</p>

Essays: Good, personal but light-hearted
Dance class twice a week for 3 years, art classes, two years in a row went to England for 3 weeks in the summer and took classes at Cambridge University, certified EMT (180 hours in class and a test to get certified)
Scholastic "R" Award (3.0 or higher in each class) (9-11), National Honor Society (11-12)</p>

Art Club (9-10), Open Studio (11-12), Military Exercise (9-10)</p>

Group Work Camp Foundation (grades 9-12) (130 hours)
Youth Group Elderly Living Visits (36 hours)
Vacation Bible School (grades 9-12) (100 hours)
Ambulance corp </p>

Tutored an 8th grade student one hour a week in math
Teacher Recs: did not see them
Counselor Rec: did not see them
Other Rec: My youth leader at my church wrote a recommendation for me
Hook (if any): I visited for an info session and tour, when to a college fair, had an on-campus interview, emailed my admission counselor a few times, when to info session at my high school</p>

State: Bergen county New Jersey
School Type: Competitive Public High School
Ethnicity: White
Gender: Female
Other Factors: the area where I live, I do not need financial aid. I applied to the business school for accounting and I have very strong math scores and I am taking AP statistics and Calculus this year.</p>

<p>General Comments: SO HAPPY AND EXCITED!!!!!</p>

<p>Early Decision II are in!</p>

<p>*Decision: ACCEPTED *</p>

[ *] SAT: Did not send
[ *] SAT IIs: Did not send
[ *] GPA: 4.0+ weighted
[ *] Rank: 12/~486
[ *] ACT: 30 (35M, 33S, 26E, 25R)
[ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Essays: subpar, definitely not the greatest
[ *] ECs:
Kid to Kid 9th Grade-(Drug and Alcohol Awareness Group)
National Junior Honor Society
National Honor Society
Football- (9-10)
District Champions, State Semifinalists
2nd at Districts
Future Business Leaders of America-(3rd at Regionals), (10-12)
Science Olympiad-(11-12/2nd at regionals) Senior Captain
Academic Challenge Team-(2nd at states) Co-captain
Spanish Club-(11-12)
World Quest (11th Grade, 1st at Regionals, Junior Captain)</p>

<p>Volunteer/Service Work:
Volunteering at local hospital</p>

<p>Honors and Awards:
Top ten percent award</p>

<p>High Honor Roll (9-12)
[ *] Teacher Recs: Did not get to see them, they may have been a bit generic
[ *] Counselor Rec: Did not get to see it
[ *]Hook (if any): Minority, but not African American or Hispanic</p>

<p>[ /list][ b]Location/Person:[ /b][ list]
[ <em>] State or Country: PA
[ ] School Type: Usually three or four to Ivies every year, somewhat competitive
[</em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[li] Gender: Male</p>[/li]
General Comments: Really wish I could attend, need about $6,000 more in grants a year to attend, do not even know if that is possible, nonetheless excited about the acceptance*</p>

<p>how did you get your ED2 decision already? I applied ED 2 and there is nothing on my account..</p>

<p>applied ed2 and nothing on my account either</p>

<p>Same here....nothing :(</p>

<p>I just checked my account and there is nothing there either, however I received my acceptance in the mail, it was dated February 11. Thus, I am guessing letters are coming soon?</p>

<p>*Decision: Accepted *</p>

[<em>] SAT: M: 710 E: 600 W: 620
[</em>] SAT IIs: Math Level 2: 710 American History: 650
[<em>] GPA: 3.05 unweighted
[</em>] Rank: --
[<em>] Other stats:
[</em>] Essays: Killer
[<em>] ECs: 1) Varsity Baseball (4 years)
2) AIDS Awareness (4 years)
3) Tour Guide (4 years)
4) Senior Freshman Mentor
[</em>] Teacher Recs: above average
[<em>] Counselor Rec: good
[</em>] Hook (if any): Minority
[<em>] State or Country: Bergen County, NJ
[</em>] School Type: Private
[<em>] Ethnicity: Puerto Rican
[</em>] Gender: Male
[/ul]Other Factors:
General Comments:</p>

<p>Volunteer - 166 hours
AP Calc AB and AP Stats senior year with A's at end of first term
Ascending GPA
A LOT of demonstrated interested
- Visited 3 times
- Interviewed
- Diversity Achiever's Program
- Applied EDII
Job every summer since freshman year</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted to Engineering</p>

* SAT: 800 Math, 740 CR, 710 Writing (taken twice, once with 8 essay, once 12 essay)
* SAT IIs: 740 Math 2, 790 US History, 760 Chem
* GPA: 4.13 out of 4.6 weighted
* Rank: not reported
* Other stats: AP Calc AB 5; AP US History 5; AP Chem 5; taking AP English, AP Calc BC(plus Linear Algebra), and AP Computer Science</p>

* Essays: Common App- really good Lehigh specific- ok, not much effort, it's my safety
* ECs: award winning marching band, mock trial lawyer and witness, FIRST robotics(programming, build, and organization), youth group, girl scouts(since kindergarten)
* Teacher Recs: two amazing recs
* Counselor Rec: no idea
* Hook (if any): legacy and female engineering?</p>

* State or Country: NJ
* School Type: Catholic (sports heavy school, non-amazing academics)
* Ethnicity: white
* Gender: XX</p>

<p>Other Factors: heaviest coursload possible at my school and more from taking online classes
[ b] General Comments: [ /b]</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT: 760 M , 690 CR , 600 W
[</em>] SAT IIs: 740 Math IIC , 710 Math IC
[<em>] GPA: 3.26
[</em>] Rank: N/A
[<em>] Other stats: N/A
[</em>] State or Country: USA
[<em>] School Type: Public
[</em>] Ethnicity: White
[li] Gender: Male[/li][/ul]</p>

<p>kash228, did you apply early decision?! my sat scores are around the same and i'm worried i won't get in :(</p>